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Stalinist Cinema and the Production of HistoryMuseum of the Revolution$
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Evgeny Dobrenko

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780748634453

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634453.001.0001

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Three Mothers: Pudovkin — Donskoi — Panfilov

Three Mothers: Pudovkin — Donskoi — Panfilov

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(p.167) 5. Three Mothers: Pudovkin — Donskoi — Panfilov
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Stalinist Cinema and the Production of History
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Evgeny Dobrenko

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634453.003.0006

This chapter examines the three film adaptations of Maxim Gorky's novel Mother. It compares the directorial styles of film directors Vsevolod Pudovkin, Mark Donskoi and Gleb Panfilov, and their adherence to Gorky's plot. The chapter suggests that through these three Mother films one can study the history of Soviet culture and Soviet historical consciousness, and explains how Mother attracted recurring interest as a novel and in its life in the theatre and in the cinema.

Keywords:   Mother, Maxim Gorky, film adaptations, Vsevolod Pudovkin, Mark Donskoi, Gleb Panfilov, Soviet culture, historical consciousness

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